Travel guide to Tangier


Local name
When it is 12 noon in the UK (summer time), it is 11 am in Tangier. When it is 12 noon in the UK (winter time), it is 12 noon in Tangier.

Best time to visit

You can visit Tangier year round because the city is situated on the coast - something which gives you the possibility to cool off in the summer time. Autumn and early spring, however, are the most recommended months to travel in.

Culture and entertainment

The big colourful market Grand Socco provides great entertainment in Tangier and there's activity all year round. Moreover, Tangier is turned into a festival city for two months every summer with all kinds of social and cultural activities.

Accommodation / Hotel

It is easy to find a place to stay in Tangier. The city has both inexpensive hostels and boarding houses as well as luxury hotels. Just outside the city boundary it is also possible to rent bungalows at reasonable rates. Book your hotel in Tangier here

Local transport



It is easy to get a taxi in Tangier. Look for petits taxis which can carry up to three people at a time. It is cheap but agree on the fare before the ride.

Other transport

Train connections and road communication to other cities like Fès, Rabat and Casablanca are good. There are also regular departures by ferry to Europe from Tangier as well as an efficient local bus service.

Special conditions

Tangier has a lot of textile industry. So if you are looking for a beautiful carpet, Tangier is the place.
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